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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TI7E LETHBRIDfiE DAILY HERALD KB KB KB KB K B K B KB K E K B KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB IKB vKB B King B "HOUSE OF QUALITY" The" Latcist Dqsigus.jn. r Scotch Ginghams and English Prints All at 15c. per yard The Invictus and McPherson Shoes Ladies' or Gents' sixes Prices to suit tlie pocket The newest .shades in Dress Goods Series. A'onetiaii Voiles, Cashmeres, etc. All at moderate prices. King "HOUSE OF QUALITY" Raymond Phone 7 KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB KB May 25th, 1912 Raymond District I lijiyiiioiul this week shipped a enrloud'of Dray horses fn Tliis is the fourth car shipped recently. We lead the lior.sc .raising' industry. Ask of Trade a bout. if. RAIN CHEERS THEJAYMOND FARMERS Just What was Knls.ht "Ie'r free J evening programme on that iilnht; New Postmaster install- theTe iire' however' ed in Office K. A. AMOS, Agent for Herz Gasoline Lights and Supplies Gome in and test the new light. We can install a complete system in your home or 'business place. An excellent light for, cJmrclies. Our Study Lamp is a quick seller. Raymond, Alta. BUILDING A BUNGALOW means a demand for much luin- ber of a superior quality bungalows are no longer a cheup makeshift for summer life, but up .to date, complete bouses, with all modern conveniences. Our stock of lumber is particul- arly adapted for this class of building in fact, is so complete that it can meet nay calls upon it from a small bungalow to the more, most elaborate modern mansion. EQUITY LUMBER, CO, LTD Knight Sugar Company, Limited Raymond, Alberta Manufacturers of the Finest Quality of Granulated Sugar Made from Alberta grown Sugar Beets DEALEES IN AND BHEEDEES OF- FIRST CLASS HOUSES AATD 'CATTLE. THE HORSES INCLUDE PURE, BREDS, OUT OF WHICH ARE TURNED OIF YEARLY SOME OF THE BEST DRAFT HORSES ALBERTA. HAVE FOR SAUE APPROXIMATELY ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-EIGHT THOUSAND .ACRES OF GOOD FARM AND RANCH LANDS E. P. ELLISON JAS. E. FLLISON Secretary The Raymond Office of The Herald HAS BKKN JIOVBU TO ROOMS 6 and 7, IN THE SECURITY BUILDING From Ibis office all our business south o( is transacted Tail has authority lo act outh o( i ct Lethbridge Herald Printing Co. Raymond, May the rain of Sunciay and .Monday did a great tteal of goon to the s row ing crops is demonstrated lit the phenomenal growth noticed since the storm. The farmers m-e wearing a happy smile these days, rejoicing in. the though of a bounteous harvest, which i: reasonably assured, providing foreseen disaster does not occui which is hqrdly probable. The storn seems to have be-on general. It was one of those nice, warm rains, tha fall sltfwly, but. penetrate tbe soi deeply. Some farmers assert thai there wris hardly enough fell, white others declare Hi at it was'plenty for the time beting. Biit allare delighted aim are filled with renewed faith and pride in Southern Alberta. "It is the best thing that could have happened to tlie..country." 'it means thousands of dollars to the peo- ple of Alberta. The grain will now get along splendidly -Tor some1 time to remarked a prominent far. mer the other day, in conversation with a reporter. This appears to be the general feeling of the farmers. The wheat is now practically all sown, nud the fanners are turning their attention to Oats and flax. Altogether .the- asriculturaiisis are optinnstif iboiu the ptospecN in Raymond to give both these con- certs a generous reception. Bruce of Magritth, came over to Raymond yesterday morning, and wilt be employed all next week laying cement walks for Mr. Kay Knight. Mr. J. K. McLean on.We'd- ncsduy [night 'from Chicago, III., 1 where be has been laboring for tlie past twenty-five months as a mis- sionary of tbe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the northern States. While away, .Mr. McLean spent his time in northern Illinois, and the city of Chicago; and reports work in that mission as being flourish-i Ing. Mr. "McLean will rejoin his -fan ily, who are at present residing Jn Ma grain. Weekly Half Holiday There is a great agitation on too in 'Raymond 'just. at.present for a week ly half holiday, u is understood tha most of tbe business 'men in the lowi are heartily in favor .of the move, ant probability, the employee, the various .merchants will be given ,i half holiday, in "each week, for creation. This is a step in the right lirection, and should be oy every possible means. Board of Trade to Meet Soon -President Gillies, of the Board of Trade, informed the Herald repre- putative on Wednesday that a meet- would called of the Do ltd ot ridde to jnatteis of foi a bftmuei lianesc In tlie rail oil UUl and dis 1'H- The seeding Ins been finished! tnct tlie subjects u-eath.tr condition: The precipitation of e-irlj ind the have been ideal. moisture during tne winter and earlv spring, not, to sneak, of the speli _of v mil Blowing neither HO earh have iccomphshed Bonders nith tbe irops the malicious fields in the Hken o_ their blanket of g Business Brisk The business lilen repoit Uade is being busk for thi6 time of the jeir, ind hate 110 complaints to imke Pbeie is a good nil il business most of fhe faTmers living m thp district adjac-ent to the town doing their with the Pi} mond meichantb The hotel is busv ind theie seems to be a jurticu larly large number of commercial men in n I lie i cal ebtate men a re that the recent storm means much in the price of land. Already the effects of it are being noticed Seve al buildings ;that were .being delayed un- til a will now be pushed and It ma} be safeb issumed that bmUl ng within the town will become act- There is i good demand for li bor, .and no one'needs to be without work in this district. Considerable interest has been ere ated in the tnnomiceirent of the pearance here of Miss Grace. V. Bon- ier appears in tbe VHi Ih-sitre on the of ednesdaj tliss Bonner is coming under the HIIS- )ices of the Ladies' Aid of; the Pres- lyterian Church, and her programme tromfses to form one of. the best ev- ining's entertainment that has 'been cen here for some She has had most phenomenal career as an im- erfioriator, ventriloquist and elocution 5t ind Iu been spoken of L'ingly by both the press andrJMiblic, lesides several splendid features that! ill be introduced acts MBS, Bonner will be seen in the fa nous di inn 1 smenldt in he impersonates eleven distinct ehar- cters. The cntertainm-ent 'will un- onbUully be of the better class, and 'e bespeak fn crowded house when lie appears at the Alta on May it s a pity that the Junior Class of tlie 1 to be dealt-with 'at that session of the Board is that o( a district-exhib- it at the International Dry-Fanning Congress, to be held in Lethbridge this coming October borne time ago tlie officials of the Longiess ap pi cached with regard to a Hat mom! space along with tbe other towns that made application when that .business was attended to Th pro t o nn up to the Board of Trade and the cit- izens1 of Raymond to co-operate in this.matter, and begin active prepara- tions, for the.collecting-of a suitable display, and one that will be a credit to this section-of the country. The dale or the meeting will be announc- ed in a few days, and President Gil- lies desires that a full representation of the members of tbe Board and the citizens of Raymond will be "in at- tendance. Post Office Transferred The Post Office Inspector for this province was down from Calgary on Tuesday night, and made the transfer of the office here. L. 0. King, taking the oath loimallj installed postmaster. D. G. Selman, who has occupied the iposition of postmaster for.som-e time, will'.act as Mr: King's assistant, and-will till charge of tbe office. Miss Anderson will also remain in-the post office. The fix- tures have been purchased by Mr Selman from O, H. Snow, and they will be moved within a few days to tlit old Chance building noith ot Messifa king Bios stole On Tuesday evening last the Ray- mond Lodge of the Canadian Order of Oddfellows held a busy and! lengthy session